Post: Pionus Wheezing
Posted by Janice on 3/22/07
I have a White-Capped Pionus. Sometimes when I am petting
him he wheezes. So I back off and he comes following and
asks me to continue petting his head. Now, I have heard
that they wheeze if they are frightened or nervous (he is
a rehome and did wheeze quite a bit in the beginning but
has now calmed down)... but is it possible that he could
be wheezing because he is content??
At first I thought it was just because he was fed up of
being petted, so I stopped, but then he asked for
Also, it is a Pionus thing to bend their heads so far down
it touches their perch when they want scratches?
Sometimes when I ask him to step up he just sits tight and
leans his head agianst my finger and fluffs up. I've
never had a bird who's done this before... he just wedges
himself on his perch and almost demands to be petted...
Posts on this thread, including this one
Pionus Wheezing, 3/22/07, by Janice. Re: Pionus Wheezing, 3/26/07, by Rose.